Calendar of Events

The Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center holds several special events throughout the year. Each event brings to life a different aspect of history by telling the stories of the people and the time. For more information on these events, please call (636) 798-2005 or email

2015 Schedule of Events

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"Family Day"
 October 10

Visit the Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center for “Family Day”! With each full priced adult or senior tour, receive up to four ½ priced tours. Valid for one-hour, two-hour, or self-guided tours. Just mention “Family Day” upon arrival. We open at 8:30 a.m. and the first tour begins at 9:00 a.m. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy under our new pavilion! Be sure to take advantage of our “Discover More” program on historic surveying at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., free with your family admission! For more information call (636) 798-2005.
Halloween, Spirits from the Past
October 24

Life in the early 1800s was filled with superstition and uncertainty. As night descends, walk the lantern-lit paths and explore a pioneer village where doubt lurks in the shadows. Watch as tales and stories are brought to life and learn why townspeople were always cautious—especially at night!
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Christmas Candlelight Tour
December 4 - 5, 11 - 12

Night has fallen, the stars shine above, and thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier. At the Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center's Annual Candlelight Tour, guests step back to the 19th century and witness Christmas as it was celebrated in the past. Learn about different cultures and traditions while enjoying period decorations and hot wassail.
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Summer Day Camp 2016

Explore the frontier with the Boone family. See if you have what it takes to survive the journey into the wilderness as a Boone Ranger. The camp is open to children ages 10 - 18.

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